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Which scope for Cooper 280AI ?

 
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Old 09-30-2013, 09:52 PM
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Which scope for Cooper 280AI ?

I will soon be getting a Cooper Jackson Game in 280AI which I hope to be my long(ish) range rig.

I don't really plan to ever take a shot on game past 400 yards but I'd like a capable set up for up to 500 yards. Under 300 is most common.

Rifle and scope will be used 98% of the time on the range and I prefer more magnification at the range without giving up too much on the low end. So I was thinking 4-16x, 3-12x etc.

I'd like to be able to dial turrets for elevation and use hash marks for windage.

What do you guys think would be a worthy scope to top this rifle with?

I provide no budget. I am happy to spend less if I get a scope that can do it all, or more if it is worthwhile.
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Old 10-01-2013, 12:00 PM
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Re: Which scope for Cooper 280AI ?

Zeiss MC Conquest Rifle Scope 4.5-14x 50mm Side Focus Target Turrets

or

http://www.midwayusa.com/product/984...-reticle-matte

Using a set of TPS TSR aluminum rings, and an EGW HD 0 (zero) MOA base.
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Old 10-01-2013, 06:47 PM
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Re: Which scope for Cooper 280AI ?

You know, I had completely forgotten that the old Conquest series had other scopes than my 3-9x 40mm. How silly of me.

Any idea if these have a zero stop?
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Old 10-02-2013, 10:22 AM
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Re: Which scope for Cooper 280AI ?

I'm pretty sure they're not ZS...But the you can reset the turrets to zero.
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